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Veterans Service Fair at Prairie State College on March 7

Veteran Services
(Source: Festival of Flags)


By: George Sanon

The Student Veterans Center at Prairie State College (PSC) is hosting a Veterans Services Fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday, March 7, in the Prairie Center gym of the college’s main campus, located at 202 S. Halsted St. in Chicago Heights.

This event features the Veterans Center Mobile Unit, a representative from Cook County and Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs offices, as well as housing, legal, employment and educational information, free professional headshots for veterans and much more. Veterans of any period, current service members and their families are welcome to attend. A link to the full list of resources and services that will be provided during the fair is available at

“As part of our community service, we are connecting veterans and their families to various federal, state, county and local township agencies, in the hopes of helping them manage some of the challenges we all share,” said Georges Sanon, Student Veterans Center coordinator at PSC.

For more information about the fair, contact Sanon at 708-709-3567 or email [email protected].

The Student Veterans Center at PSC provides academic and social support to veterans with an emphasis on graduation and successful integration into the college. At the center, PSC student veterans can study and socialize with fellow veterans and find information about the services available to them at PSC and in the community.

For more information on the Student Veterans Center and all veterans services at PSC, visit